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. >> reporter: shortly after, he reiterates his point. >> reporter: i'm ken molistana, 9news now. >> he told us about the person who shot the video, the investigator who said, quote, he struck me as crazy. i thought he was joking. for only that i did humor him. in metro expect i should have just walked away making it clear there's no place in the electoral process or even the suggestion of illegal behavior, joking or not. >>> the maryland state board of elections is investigating a problem with absentee ballots there. some ballots in prince george's county seemed to be missing a page. so far the board has confirmed the mistake in fewer than 20 ballots. residents who requested absentee ballots should make sure there is a second page which includes the questions 4 through 7. >>> today supporters and opponents of the same-sex marriage referendum in maryland are planning to rally at gallaudet university in the district, but they're both fighting for the same thing. both groups want dr. angela mccaskill reinstated as the school's chief diversity officer. she was placed on paid leave earlier this mon
with the storm log onto our website wusa9.com. >> we say good morning. i'm andre yeah an andrea rose. talk to us via facebook and twitter. maybe we'll let you know he's up and doing well. >> it will be something. >> con nie is here. she has a lot to do. >> i do. >> we are fortunate when you consider what happened in new york and the jersey coast and parts of new england. they have wind gusts. my home stomping ground, 90 mile an hour wind gusts up there. far more damaging. here he is. there's mike. >> i heard you. >> [ laughter] >> so matt will be here tomorrow. >> thanks. come again. >> who was that man? >> let's get over to the weather graphic. >> yeah, rescue us. >>> still rain ing out there. we're still windy, wet and cold. it is a chilly morning. temperature 44. it's going to be steady or drop off a couple more over the next few hours. by noon still in the low to mid 40s. winds soming -- coming from the southwest 20 to 30. gusts this morning can top 40, this afternoon 30 to 40 should do it. certainly better than yesterday. look at this big circulation right over us here with all the snow
don't have problems and road closures. so let's go to monika samtani who's going to tell us about that. >>> if you're planning to head around town, let me take you to a graphic. here at the bay bridge, level one wind restrictions. that means winds are 40 to 49 miles an hour. no empty box trailers are house trailers allowed across the bay bridge. they'll reassess that throughout the morning. right now it's level one. no delays through the area. if you're planning to use metro, the rail bus, metro access, all service is suspended. the best thing is to go to metro alerts for updates. that will be the case throughout the day today. if you're planning to use the bay bridge this morning, there are no delays. level one wind restriction. let's take a look around town. we'll go to our stat 50 camera. volumes are light. that's the way it's going to be throughout the metropolitan area this morning. it's not going to be the volume that is going to be the problem. as the winds come in, it's going to be the debris that i'm concerned about, the flooding i'm concerned about as well, and also power out
the president's campaign to stop using an ad which features big bird. the ad implies that mitt romney is looking past all the wall street criminals and going after the big yellow character. >> the man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird,. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's "sesame street." >> big bird is not a menace. it's a nonpartisan, nonprofit group they say and they have not approved any ads. an obama campaign official said they are reviewing "sesame street" concerns. >>> show me the money. pro and antigambling forces in maryland have spent more on their ad campaigns than was spent on the entire governor's race. voters go to the polls in november to decide whether to expand gambling in the free state. the bat nor sun reports more -- "baltimore sun" reports more than $35 million have been spent so far on the issue. that's more money than the total outlay of the martin o'malley-robert ehrlich campaigns in 2006. >>> the fight over same-sex marriage in maryland is heating up as wel
measures. the u.s. ambassador to japan says the u.s. military is committed to cooperating fully with the japanese investigation. >>> turning our attention to the race for the white house, mitt romney and president obama will both campaign in new york today. yesterday the candidates focused on women. >> mitt romney told supporters in virginia that women have been particularly hit hard by this economy. president obama told his supporters he doesn't need a binder full of resumes to find qualified women for his staff. tara mergener have more. >> reporter: they will be sporting black coats and white ties at a charity dinner in new york tonight. it's a chance for the candidateses to have fun and tell bad jokes like this one from president obama during the last election. >> i do love the waldorf astoria. i hear that from the doorstep you can see all the way to the russian tea room. >> reporter: but the jokes are decidedly less friendly on the campaign trail as both men battle for every vote they were focused on one group in particular wednesday: women. >> why is it that there are 3.6 m
us for the debate. you can also watch it online at wusa9.com. stick around at 11:00 as we talk to the "u.s.a. today" fact checkers about who was telling the truth and who was exaggerating. the deadline to vote in virginia has come and gone. if you live in maryland, the deadline to register is today. and in the district, the mail- in registration deadline has already passed but you can register in person at the election board's headquarters. you have until friday, the 19th to register in person in d.c. for more information on voter registration, go to our website wusa9.com. look under our campaign 2012 tab. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the attacks in benghazi, libya. it killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. during a trip to lima, peru, secretary clinton told reporters it was her job and not the white house to ensure security of all of america's diplomatic missions. republicans have criticized president obama for his handling of the attack. secretary clinton says the state department did everything it could to keep the americ
the tax cuts combined with automatic spending cuts could throw the fragile u.s. economy back into a recession. >>> next month maryland voters will decide whether or not hundreds of students can afford to go to college. critics claim the dream act rewards illegal immigrants by giving them in state tuition rates. >> but supporters say it's only fair to give some people a path to fulfill their dreeps. >> this is a chance -- dreams. >> this is a chance for me to go to the university of maryland. >> reporter: he is a dreamer. >> to become a doctor and give back to society. probably i could be saving your life in the future. >> reporter: his parents brought him to the u.s. at 12. he graduated from kennedy high school, earned straight as at montgomery college, was diagnosed with bone cancer at 18. >> i want to save lives. my life was saved once. >> reporter: he says he could scrape together enough money to afford in state tuition at college park, but he says the out of state tuition charged undocumented immigrants now puts college out of reach. >> the tuition now is about $28,000 at
for the university of texas. >> reporter: the university of texas uses factors including test scores, activities and race. lawyers for the university told the court the policy is necessary to improve diversity. >> most americans would like a day when we don't need to take race and ethnicity into account in add misses. we are not to that day. >> reporter: abigail fisher went on to graduate at another university but the supreme court's decision could impact college admissions nationwide. when the court last considered the issue in 2003, it supported some racial consideration in public university admissions. as the justices listened to arguments, supporters and opponents of affirmative action gathered outside the court. both sides are closely watching the fisher case. >> it's very important that we do have a level playing field for everyone. i don't think diversity is a compelling government interest. it's really not a justification for discrimination. >> reporter: a ruling in this case is expected next year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the supreme court. >> eight of the nine supreme court justi
showers and some fog expected today. howard is back in two minutes to let us know what the rest of the day and the weekend will be like. >> at 4:42, americans' love affair with netflix continues. >> at 4:50, an experimental treatment is giving children with bubble boy disease some new hope. >> we're back with your weather first in two minutes. stay with us. -to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> welcome back. almost 4:41. your weather first on this thursday morning. we have a few showers west of town. they'll be coming through the next few hours but it will be a much better afternoon as we become partly sunny. a high of 81. a drive home temp 75 degrees. i'll be back in about five minutes with the we
. there's not there anymore. lawmakers got rid of the law which used to allow the signs. right now not even political signs are allowed along public roads. >> too many. you get a little annoyed. >> looks like a lot of chaos. >> they can cause sight distance problems. it's not safe and it's costly for the county to have to clean them up. >> springfield supervisor pat harrity hopes fairfax county can reach an agreement with vdot which will allow the county to enforce the law. the fine is $100. >>> voters in pennsylvania will not need a photo i.d. to cast a ballot. a judge blocked the law from going into effect on election day. opponents of the law say it would have unfairly prevented the elderly and minorities from voting. officials still have the option of appealing the decision to the state supreme court. >>> it was supposed to abnew information system to root out terrorists after the september 11 attacks. instead the multibillion dollar program produced little valuable intelligence and wrongly convicted -- excuse me, wrongly collected information on innocent americans. that was th
in san francisco tuesday to honor u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. the 52-year-old diplomat was killed in a september 11 terror attack in benghazi, libya. >> the memorial gave people from his hometown the opportunity to say goodbye. edward lawrence reports from san francisco. >> reporter: hundreds of people filled san francisco's city hall to honor u.s. ambassador chris stevens, one of four americans killed last month when terrorists attack the u.s. consulate in benghazi. friends, family, dignitaries and members of the public came to remember their hometown hero. he grew up in the bay area and went to college at nearby berkley. >> he had a very challenging job, always came home. >> reporter: the lifelong bachelor served as a diplomat in the middle east and first went to libya in 2007. he returned last year and worked with rebels who would overthrow mao mar qaddafi. former secretary of state george schultz said he lost his life serving his country. >> we're here to celebrate the immense accomplishments this man has made for us. >> reporter: stevens' family said they received
with nathan who will help us out. >> we have a few things that will help you get through a power outage. we have a solar charger. you'd be able to charge up before a storm hits and charge it up in the wall. it will give you one or two charges on a cell phone or ipad to help you get back online. >> reporter: what about this? >> it's a very essential for the power going out, an emergency radio and flashlight which could be handy for finding your way around the home. we have head lamp. it allows for hands free. we have small usb chargers. you can hook them into your car charger, plug in a cell phone, ipad. this is a great emergency blanket. works just like your propane gas range at home. they are easy to obtain, coleman fuel canisters. >> reporter: that will make sure you don't get sick. >> when the water plants can't pump out water anymore. we have freeze dried meals. they took tasty. they could be worse. >> reporter: if the storm does come and we do lose power, you going to be here? >> we'll be here all weekend long. we have plenty of gear and clothing to keep us nice and dry. we'll be here.
,000. >>> matt is happily here with us this morning. see the smile on his face. mike is still trying to find his voice. monika is here. she's going to have timesaver traffic and tell us if that situation on the beltway is improving. >> it's improving. >> that's good. and our forecast. you talked about west virginia with the biggest power outage number. they had the biggest snow numbers. 22 inches, 3 feet. yesterday monk i don't know how much they got yesterday but above 4,000 feet they had 30, 34 inches there. snow shoe looks like they're on their way to get 3 feet. >> are they going to open early? >> they don't have the employees to open up early. [ multiple voices ] >> yesterday early voting was resuming and snowplows will be in those areas to make sure people can vote. >> garrett county 29 inches. let's talk about around here. we're not dealing with snow but cold, damp weather. a chance of a passing sprinkle or shower this morning. temperatures will be climbing from the 30s and 40s to 50ish by noon. still mostly cloudy, breezy. with some luck we get to 55 and a 5:00 p.m. temperature of 53 deg
will be live at the sentencing and will bring us reaction after it's over. >>> montgomery county police are investigating the death of a man in clarksburg. around 4:45 yesterday afternoon, police responded to a home in the 23000 block of taylor shop place for a report of a violent person. officers attempted to arrest the suspect 39-year-old nathan jones after they say he assaulted two of his roommates. during the arrest, they pepper sprayed jones to get him under control. a short time later he lost consciousness and taken to the hospital. >>> the body of 17-year-old bryan glenn was found yesterday in thaiss park. he had been missing since last week. there's no word yet from police whether this was suicide or a case of foul play. >>> an 83-year-old maryland man has died while trying to help an accident victim. richard herin was traveling the main with his two sons for a hunting trip. they came across a crash. a woman had lost control and flipped the suv. he was trying to direct traffic around the vehicle when he saw a st. driving straight at him. -- a st. driving straight at him. he jump
a number of key disputes including whether the u.s. government can sensor information it has deemed classified. the hearings will be held at gawn tap mow -- guantanamo bay, cuba. it will have a delay to allow a military sensor to block any information deemed classified. >>> at 4:36, here's a look at some other stories making news now. two hikers from virginia are missing in montana's glacier, national park. rangers and a team of 50 are looking for the men. neal peculiarens and jason hiser have not been seen or heard from since friday. wintry conditions in 18 inches of snow in the park are hampering the search. family members reported the 32- year-old hikers missing friday after they failed to catch their flight home from montana. they both work in veterinarian medicine. >>> a pittsburgh steelers rookie defensive lineman is in trouble with the law. police arrested alameda taomo after he led officers on a chase through a pittsburgh neighborhood. he tried to run over several officers and then swiped several parked cars before crashing his lincoln navigator. this morning he's facing a l
. >> even you would admit it was not the optimal response at least to the american people as far as us all being on the same page. >> well, here's what i'll say. if four americans get killed it's not optimal and we're going to fix it. >> reporter: both candidates go back out on the trail today. president obama will rally in virginia while mitt romney campaigns with his running mate in daytona beach, florida. romney is leading in most recent polls on the sunshine state. on thursday the "orlando sentinel" endorsed the republican candidate saying -- ♪ >> reporter: president obama picked up an endorsement of his own thursday. the boss, bruce springsteen campaigned for the president in ohio with former president bill clinton. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> no matter who you're voting for come november, you are running out of time to make sure that you're registered. today is the deadline to do so in the district. you can only register in person at the city's board of elections office deadlines to register in maryland and virginia have already passed. now we have more information o
the gun he used illegally. 45-year-old radcliff franklin houghton bought the gun two days after his wife got a restraining order against him. >>> the san francisco giants are headed back to the world series. the trip comes after the giants found themselves down three games to one to st. louis in the national league championship series. in the seventh game of the series with the cardinals, they were routed 9-0 with san francisco's record tying sixth victory in a must win game this post-season. they'll take on the detroit tigers in game one of the world series tomorrow night. >>> time 4:36. today is going to feel more like mid september. we have a high near 80 degrees. howard is newspaper two minutes with a look at your tuesday's forecast. >>> the world's largest retailer faces a class action worker lawsuit. >>> a treatment used to reduce complications for breast cancer patients may be causing more harm than good. >>> 9news now returns in two minutes. >>> coming up on 4:39 on this tuesday morning. not as chilly as it was yesterday morning. we don't have any 30s but 40s and 50s to start. we
for a credit card they couldn't use and an iphone. >> i'm sure it's going to be emotional but it's part of the process of moving on. all i can do is continue to pray that we're going to abmiraculous story with a miraculous ending. >> the neighborhood is organizing that safety festival for october 21. if you want more information about the festival, go to our website. it's wusa9.com. you can also find the information on how to donate to the maslin family trust. >>> a 4-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling 80 feet from a high- rise window. the boy fell from the ninth floor of an apartment in tacoma park. witnesses say a small tree broke his fall. he was rushed to a trauma center. it's unclear if the child was being supervised at the time of the accident. but investigators went into the apartment and saw the boy's bed was near the window. >>> a minnesota woman is the first to file a lawsuit in connection with the meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid shots. the suit alleges she suffered headaches and nausea after receiving injections in her neck to ease her chro
are not necessarily seeking information but if you have it, by all means please do send it to us. >>> police have not named a suspect or motive in this case. they believe ifs ifs -- he was killed by somebody he knew. >>> a prince george's county officer says he had no chons but to fire his gun when he was charged by a man. the suspect was taken to the hospital with non non life threatening injuries. >>> hugo chavez has been reelected president in venezuela. chavez had more than 54% of the vote with 90% of the ballots counseled. this will be chavez's third reelection in 14 years and the win means chavez will serve six years more in office. >>> new information about the u.s. border patrol agent killed by friendly fire. the head of the border patrol says nicholas ivy opened fire on two agents believing they were armed smugglers. ivy was shot and killed when those agents returned fire. >>> acting co-cheese -- co-cheese -- the sheriff wouldn't say if ivy was the first to shoot or not. >>> a california company space x launched a falcon rocket with 1000 pounds of cargo, including ice cream. the ship is
not needed or in some cases never even provided. the u.s. attorney general says the fraud amounts to nearly $430 million in false billings. >> the total includes over $230 million in home health care fraud. more than $100 million in mental health care fraud. and approximately $49 million in ambulance transportation fraud. >> prosecutors say alpha ambulance in los angeles is responsible for the transportation fraud. four top people in the company were arrested because of this. two defendants allegedly instructed employees to document a reason for runs even if one didn't exist. under new penalties some defendants could face up to 20 to 50 years in prison. >>> a film dramatizing the death of osama bin laden will debut next month on "national geographic" channel. its debut timed to come just two days before the presidential election. s.e.a.l. team 6 the raid on osama bin laden is from the weinstein company and voltage films. the co-chairman harvey weinstein is a prominent fundraiser for the obama re- election campaign. the president of "national geographic" says the film's air date is not polit
to redistricting. this is what the district used to look like and this is what it looks like now. the new boundaries contain a large portion of western and northern montgomery county adding gaithersburg, germantown and potomac to the district. registered democrats now outnumber republicans by more than 40,000. >> the changes mean district 6's long time republican congressman rosco bartlet is facing a real battle to keep his job. >> the man trying to take his seat is his democratic opponent john delaney. bruce leshan has more. >> reporter: rosco bartlet may be the only member of congress with the survival cabin in the west virginia woods. >> you're planning because the supermarket may not always be there. >> reporter: the ten-term congressman from frederick now finds his political future threatened. john delaney, a wealthy entrepreneur, a democrat with a big house just outside the district in potomac is running a well financed campaign to unseat bartlet. >> people can make things up with no bearing of the truth, completely false things, like rosco bartlet is saying about me. >> delaney's c
on the northbound side of the gw parkway, i would consider just go ahead and use 66 canal road or clair barton parkway instead. 270 looks great. looking good on the beltway as well. we'll take a live look outside. if you are planning to head on the beltway at college park, no problems to report through prince george's county. let's go back over to the map this time 66 i want bound looking good out of manassas. all lanes are open the beltway the construction is clearing. a live look on the northbound side here. ail be back with more traffic at 4:55. but first, after nearly eight and a half months the escalators are back open. the transit agency held a ribbon cutting. metro gm says the old escalators were amongst the least reliable in the system. metro says it plans to replace 94 escalators over the next seven years. >> that is one long escalator to walk up if you have to. >>> outpatient surgery was compared, and they found jury logical procedures cost significantly less when performed in a doctor's office or surgical center. medicare could save $66 million a year if those are moved to ambulator
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